Lillian K. Ellis

WILMINGTON Lillian K. Ellis, 90, of Wilmington, Ohio died 4:45 AM, Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Quaker Heights Care Community, Waynesville, Ohio. Her husband, Donald H. Ellis, preceded her in death November 26, 1983. They were married March 15, 1938. Mrs. Ellis was born June 10, 1923 in West Liberty, Kentucky, daughter of the late Fred and Susie McClain Fairchild.

Mrs. Ellis was the supervisor of housekeeping at Greene Memorial Hospital. She retired after 33 years with the hospital. She was a member of Sharon United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Ellis is survived by two daughters, Janet (Roger) Dodds of Xenia, Ohio and Linda (Richard) Andy of Xenia, Ohio; a son, Jerry (Marlene) Ellis of Reno, Nevada; a brother, Fred Fairchild Jr. of Dayton, Ohio; a sister, Sue Grooms of New Vienna, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 11 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, an infant daughter, one brother, and five sisters, are preceded in death.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 22, 2013 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Burial will be in Miami Cemetery, Waynesville, Ohio. Friends may call from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 22, 2013 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Crossroads Hospice, 4360 Glendale-Milford Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242.

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